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Hacking for Humanity: Random Hacks of Kindness Takes New York

Parsons The New School for Design and the United Nations Global Pulse hosted the New York event of Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK), a global initiative held in over twenty locations around the worl

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Fri, 10/12/2010 - 16:22
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India catching up fast with latest technology to tackle disasters

One of the most critical technologies needed in every stage from assessment to recovery is remote sensing--gathering data about an object without physical contact.

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Thu, 09/12/2010 - 10:21
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19.0176
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Iran names OIC satellite 'volunteers'

In October, the Iranian Parliament (Majlis) ratified a bill allowing the government to enhance its efforts to design and launch satellites and satellite carriers. Three years after Russia launched Iran's first satellite in 2005, another satellite --jointly designed by Iran, China, and Thailand -- was launched into orbit by China. Iranian officials say Islamic countries could use satellite imagery for hazard and natural disaster management as well as accurate cartography.
More information, please see: Press TV

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Sun, 28/11/2010 - 16:04
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32.4279
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RP supports use of space tech to address climate change

In a statement delivered at the United Nations headquarters in New York, Permanent Representative to the United Nations Libran Cabactulan shared the Philippine experience in the aftermath of tropic

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Fri, 15/10/2010 - 12:17
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12.8797
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The 40th Regional Training on Disaster Management (DMC-40), Bangkok, 1-19 October 2010

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01/11/2010 - 19/11/2010

The Asia Pacific region faces heavy human and economic losses from disasters, whose frequency and intensity is increasing drastically in recent years.

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Benefiting from Earth Observation - Bridging the Data Gap for Adaptation to Climate Change in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region

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Kathmandu
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Date: 
04/10/2010 - 06/10/2010

The international symposium on ‘Benefiting from Earth Observation: Bridging the Data Gap for Adaptation to Climate Change in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region’ will be held in Kathmandu,

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Fujitsu's New Disaster-Management System for JAXA Goes Live

 Fujitsu today announced that the Sentinel Asia(*1) STEP-2 system, which it built under the auspices of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), became fully operational on March 31, 201

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Thu, 01/04/2010 - 10:59
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35.6798
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139.558

New UN satellite standards to boost communications in emergencies

 New radiocommunication standards for satellite services that could be used to save greater lives in the wake of natural disasters have been approved, the United Nations International Telecomm

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Thu, 11/03/2010 - 09:47
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46.2224
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6.13834

hazarika_3rd_ws-bonn_21_10_09.pdf

Manzul Hazarika. Integrated Information and Communication System for Disaster Management. Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

World Conference on Disaster Management, Toronto

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06/06/2010 - 09/06/2010

World Conference on Disaster Management, Toronto, Canada

June 6-9, 2010 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre

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